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Study In the U.S.A: The World Bank graduate scholarship program 2021 fully funded

World Bank Graduate Scholarship Key details:
  • Host country: U.S.A
  • Open to: Citizens of World Bank eligible countries
  • Targets: Graduates
  • Deadline: 21st May, 2021

The World Bank Graduate Scholarship program for 2021 application window is currently open. The Penn State Department of Architectural Engineering (AE) is collaborating with the World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program to help AE graduate students from World Bank-eligible member countries pursue specialized master of science (M.S.) and master of engineering (M.Eng.) degree programs to further the education of their academically prepared citizens.

World Bank Graduate Scholarship Benefits

The World Bank is offering full scholarships that cover all expenses for mid-career professionals from specific countries to obtain an M.Eng. degree in architectural engineering.

NOTE: Candidates must have a minimum of three years of work experience in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-related fields, as well as a career goal of applying what they’ve learned to improve their home country’s building stockpile.

Also read: KBS MSc Scholarship For International Students 2021

World Bank Graduate Scholarship Courses
  • M.S. in architectural engineering:

The Penn State Department of Architectural Engineering is ranked globally at the top of its field and offers an M.S. in architectural engineering that contains a mix of research and coursework.

M.S. students take a minimum of 30 credits, including a 6-credit research thesis. Students who obtain the M.S. degree are well prepared for positions in the building industry or for continuing their education in a doctoral program.

  • M.Eng. in architectural engineering:

The M.Eng. in architectural engineering is a 12-month program consisting of a 30-credit core curriculum. The program is specifically designed with an ultra-high-performance buildings emphasis to grow the knowledge base and technical skills of building professionals, policy-makers, and regulators who will return to their home countries to contribute to advancing the building and construction sectors.

Students who successfully complete the program will be poised to return to their home countries to contribute to their building and construction sectors through the engineering of ultra-high-performance and sustainable buildings

World Bank Graduate Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible to apply for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a citizen of a World Bank-eligible country
  • Have three years of STEM-related experience
  • Have a bachelor’s degree completed at least three years before applying
  • Be employed full time in development work

Also read: GIST Scholarship for International Students 2021

World Bank Graduate Scholarship Application Procedure

Apply and be admitted to the M.S. or M.Eng. degree program in architectural engineering via the Graduate School portal.

For more information, please contact Somayeh Asadi, associate professor and graduate coordinator in architectural engineering, at sxa51@psu.edu or Scarlet Tobin, graduate programs assistant, at smw5742@psu.edu. Or visit us online.

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For more information visit the official website of World Bank Graduate Scholarship 2021

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